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Analysis of H.R. 1 (Part Two)

January 31, 2019  •  By Brad Smith  •    •  

In a nutshell, H.R. 1 does away with the FEC’s existing bipartisan structure to allow for partisan control of the regulation of campaigns and enables partisan control of enforcement. It also proposes changes to the law to bias enforcement actions against speakers and in favor of complainants.

H.R. 1 Would Undo Watergate-Era Protections Against Government Interference in Election Campaigns

February 13, 2019  •  By David Keating  •  ,

This portion of the bill will further enhance the role of the federal government in election campaigns. Tax-financing will increase the risk that partisan ...

D.C. Circuit Should Hear First Amendment Challenge to FOSTA

February 21, 2019  •  By IFS Staff  •  , ,

A friend-of-the-court brief filed last night by the Institute for Free Speech (IFS) argued that a federal judge erred in slamming the door to ...

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